THURSDAY AUGUST 10: Do your hands shake? Learn more at the NZ Essential Tremor Support Group with Taki Fischer, National Coordinator, NZ Essential Tremor Support Group, 10.30am, Hancock Community House, Orange Room.
THURSDAY 10: Myths and realities of the April 1915 ANZAC Landing - a Turkish perspective from Dr Mesut Uyar, PhD, Associate Professor of Ottoman Military History, University of New South Wales, Canberra, 12 mid day, City Library, $3.
THURSDAY 10: Mark Christensen, Research Director of Whanganui’s Heritage Food Crops Trust, 7pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Cambridge Ave, Ashhurst. Entry by koha. Enquiries recap.org.nz
FRIDAY 11: Palmerston North Lunch Club with Mitchell Brown, newly appointed area commander of Fire & Emergency New Zealand, Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Ave. Visitors welcome. Enquiries Don 357 4872.
FRIDAY 11: ‘‘Our Generation United’’ for PNBHS and World Vision Syrian refugee appeal, with Kalvin Hart, Mike Allsop and Thomas Nash, musical entertainment, wine & cheese, 6pm, Regent on Broadway. Bookings Ticket Direct 357 9740/ 0800 224 224.
FRIDAY 11: Songs for ‘‘On the Road Again’’, Palmerston North Folk Music Club, 8pm, Theosophical Hall, 304 Church St. Members $3, nonmembers $5, school children and first-comers free. Enquiries 355 9076/ pnfolkclub.weebly.com/
SATURDAY AUGUST 12: Celebrity Sing Off - local vocalists sing for their favourite charities - featuring Erica Ward, Ryan Ngarimu, Caroline Robinson, Michelle Feldberg, Rachel Bowen, Iain Lees-Galloway with special guest performers Andy Anderson and Viva 3, 7.30pm, Shed 23, 23 Princess St.
SATURDAY AUGUST 12: ‘‘The Genesis of the Western Mystery Tradition’’ with researcher Warwick Keys, 7.30pm, PN Theosophy, 304 Church St. Enquiries Anthea 353 6221/ firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY AUGUST 13: Manawatu Sinfonia presents ‘‘French Impressions’’ conducted by Andrew Atkins with mezzo-soprano Maaike Christie-Beekman, 2.30pm, Speirs Centre, Featherston St.
SUNDAY AUGUST 13: Manawatu Dancing Club Tea Dance, 4 - 8pm,
Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St. Savoury and dessert plates to share, BYO plates, cutlery & refreshments, $5. Enquiries Tom & Adrienne 356 9620.
SUNDAY AUGUST 13: Manawatu Jazz Club’s August Club Day with Whanganui’s River City Big Band, 5pm, Carlton 2 Distinction Hotel 175 Cuba St. Door sales: $15/10/5. Enquiries www.mjc.org.nz/ Facebook/ Dean: 357 3010.
TUESDAY AUGUST 15: 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) finals - a trans-Tasman competition for postgrad students. Best research presentation in 3minutes wins, with MC Te Radar, 5pm Spiers Centre, PNBHS, Featherston St. RSVP masseyuni.wufoo.eu
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16: Coeliac Support Meeting with Hayden Robinson, Senior Chef Lecturer at UCOL, 7.30pm, Ross Intermediate staffroom. All welcome, $2 plus small gluten-free supper plate. Enquiries Pam353 3399/ 357 0457.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
ROSE CITY ROCK N ROLL REVIVAL CLUB: 6-week learn to dance block course, 7pm, Kelvin
Grove Community Hall, Kaimanawa St. 6-night course $30. Bring flat shoes and a smile. Enquiries Christine 329 2616. COUNTRY MUSIC: Junction Country Music Club Day, 1.30pm, Sunday, August 13, Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville. Enquiries Anne 323 6481.
MANAWATU COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB: Meet monthly 3rd Sundays, 12.45pm, Rangiora Community Centre, Rangiora Ave. Enquiries Eileen 354 5607.
SINGERS: Voices are welcome to join the Palmerston North Choral Society, 7.30 pm to 9.30pm, Mondays, St. Peters Church, Ruahine St. Enquiries Heather Murphy 021 150 5383.
PALMERSTON NORTH BRASS: Players welcome to Monday and Thursday rehearsals, 7.30 - 9.30pm, band rooms, 57 Totara Rd. Enquiries email@example.com/ phone - text David Maas 021 455 327/ Chrissie Butts 027 308 6644.
UNITY SINGERS: On the look out for male voices, Tuesdays 7.30 - 9.30pm, St Marys Hall Ruahine St. Enquiries Helen 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295. MANAWATU COMMUNITY
CHOIR: ‘‘The city’s choir’’ meets Mondays, 7pm, Shed 23 (23 Princess St). All welcome. No experience needed, just turn up. Enquiries manawatucommunitychoir.org.nz
RENAISSANCE SINGERS: 30-voice choir performing music from the 16th century to present day. Experienced singers are invited to contact musical director, Guy Donaldson firstname.lastname@example.org/ 357 5932.
PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new ensemble. Voices welcome, especially men. Enquiries Kathi 353 2225.
CAN YOU SING?: Can you harmonise? Confident singers wanted for all-women’s 4-part harmony barbershop chorus. Fun, music and friendship with the Manawatu Overtones, Scottish Hall, Berrymans Lane (off Princess St), 7pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.
CENTRAL CONNECTIONS: A singing group for people with acquired neurological disabilities, Tuesdays 1.30 – 3pm, South Lounge, Central Baptist Church, Church St, $5 koha. Enquiries Janine 021 050 3593/ email@example.com
UKES ON THE TERRACE: From
school kids to seniors, 3.30pm Thursdays, St Peter’s Church Community Hall, Ruahine St. Ukuleles available, koha. Enquiries Beverly Procter 021 210 8074.
OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fitness and friendship - folk, tap, jazz and musical comedy. Thursdays and Mondays 2 - 3pm. Enquiries Joyce 358 7463, Val 021 059 2157/ firstname.lastname@example.org/facebook.com/over50sdance
CROWS FEET DANCE COLLECTIVE: Performance based contemporary dance project. Fun, welcoming, friendly and creative, 7 - 8.30pm, Thursdays, 409 Church St. Enquiries email@example.com 027 631 0105.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY (FOLK) DANCING: Children’s class 6.45pm, adults class 7.30pm, Mondays, Scottish Society Hall, Berryman’s Ln off Princess St. Adult classes 7.30pm, Wednesdays, Whakarongo Hall, Napier Hwy. Enquiries Helen 355 2665/ Joy 027 776 2397.
COUNTRY: Rendezvous Music Group, meets every first and third Friday of the month, 7pm all welcome. Enquiries 357 8950.
MANAWATU ORGAN & KEYBOARD CLUB: All levels and styles of music players and listeners welcome, Mondays, 1pm, Manchester Unity Hall, 26Walding St. Small door charge includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Bev 022 434 0023/ Tricia 021 149 3519.
US. STUDIO: Celebrating Sunday, August 13 with the ‘‘Palmy Rocks: We Are One’’ birthday photo exhibition at 2pm, on until August 27, 188 Cuba St. Open midday - 2pm daily.
UPCYCLING CLUB 1: Free arts and craft workshop making a pinecone bird feeder. Materials provided, but please bring a couple of slices of bread, 1 – 3pm, Saturday, August 19. Everyone welcome. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
Palmerston North Boys’ High School students are holding a fundraiser for Syrian refugees at the Regent on Broadway on Friday.